Often known as “Mr Mendip” Tony Coles died earlier this year aged 80. Many who attended his funeral had been model car racers and friends of Tony through the forty year history of the Mendip model motor racing circuit.

The RC Community has lost a stalwart person with the news that Heiner Martin has passed away this last Sunday, 20th. March 2016. Heiner had been known in RC communities throughout the World in most Classes of racing. Heiner Martin was born in West-Berlin in 1950.

PRO  on the road again to catch up with an old friend from the past and engage with probably the heart of club off-road racing over years in the West Midlands. many clubs have come and gone and provided great fun and racing in the region, and I'm sure many more will do in the future. This was my first club that I joined as  a very green but keen racer with my F1 Tamiya, but after many years of full size Motorcycle racing it was time to do something that was more relaxing. Little did I know what was to come in the future.

Facebook has been alive with lots of clubs having good turn outs of the newly popular F1 Class, Stafford RC Model Car Club has been one of those clubs, The BRCA Secretary Darren Newton popped along to find out what all the fuss is about....

The AKA GP was back again at HNMC one of UK leading dirt tracks and venues. The controlled tyre debate could roll on day and night but with all drivers on the same pattern it does lead to closer racing and driver ability will show through. The Club had put in a lot of effort to get the track ready for this event and it was well received.

Well the weather was not great leading up to this round but the club did a traffic amount of work to get the track ready thanks to all that helped. 60 racers entered this round with a damp drying track and clear sky’s all looked good.

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